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Most of us are curious about our family lineage. For Vanessa Williams, who recently took part in the show "Who Do You Think You Are" and explored her family's history, the task was both surprising and informative. Here, she talks about what she learned...
Tags: Biotechnology Industry, Togo, Chemical Industry, Finland, Ghana
KANO, Nigeria — Local government officials and a military spokesman in Nigeria agreed that security forces and Islamist militants had battled in recent days in the country's far northeast. But they offered widely varying accounts Monday of how...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A family of French tourists, including four children, held hostage by an Islamist militia in northern Nigeria has been freed, according the French and Cameroonian officials. Tanguy Moulin-Fournier, his wife Albane,...
Tags: Nigeria, Francois Hollande, France, Goodluck Jonathan
Dan Turner, a Times editorial writer for nearly a decade who was known for his sharply witty observations on a broad range of subjects, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home. He was 49. The cause was pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed two years ago,...
Check off another majestic animal species your kids will probably never get to see: The forest elephant of Cameroon. Smaller than savanna elephants and with straighter tusks, the intelligent behemoths are being cut down by poachers at a horrifying pace....
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The stakes are high for France: the lives of four French children, their parents, a relative and nine other French hostages being held by Al Qaeda-linked militants in Nigeria and Mali. But France, entrenched in a war in...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Gunmen on motorcycles kidnapped seven French tourists, including four children, who had been staying at a nature reserve in Cameroon near its border with Nigerian border, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday....
-------------------- The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, a Search for Family Joe Mozingo Free Press: 304 pp, $25.99 -------------------- Joe Mozingo's captivating debut, "The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African...
World NowA Congolese judoka and other sporting officials sent to the Olympics have reportedly disappeared as the Games came to a close, just days after seven Cameroonian athletes vanished....
World NowRights groups urge the release of jailed Cameroonian men: After a court in Yaounde, Cameroon, sentenced three men to five years jail for homosexuality, Amnesty International called for their release....
Special to The TimesBob WEIS was trolling EBay from his 1962 Palm Springs ranch house, hunting for the African artifacts he has collected for the last 20 years, when he hit the mother lode. There, among the carved wooden stools and ceremonial figures, hand-woven textiles,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. - The Mountain Grove Band is looking stylish with new band uniforms, but their old uniforms are still getting lots of attention. The band donated its uniforms to a mission in Cameroon, Africa where a group of primary school...
Tags: Human Interest, Africa
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